Today is Sergei Parajanov’s birthday!

Today is Sergei Parajanov’s Birthday!     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZboa–wE4c&feature=youtu.be

Sevan

Lake Sevanis the largest lake in  Armenia and the Caucasus  region. It is one of the largest fresh-water high-altitude lakes in the world. Lake Sevan is situated in the central part of the Republic of Armenia, inside the Gegharkunik Province , at the altitude of 1,900m above sea...

˝Armenian knot:tradition of carpet weaving art˝ conference

˝Armenian knot:tradition of carpet weaving art˝ conference dedicated in exploring issues of Armenian carpet which will take place on November 20 till 22 in Yerevan and is organized by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia Below are main topics of the conference: 1....

Lavash

Traditionally the dough is rolled out flat and slapped against the hot walls of a clay oven.. While quite flexible when fresh, lavash dries out quickly and becomes brittle and hard. The soft form is easier to use when making wrap sandwiches; however, the dry form can be used for...

Dolma

Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes common in the Middle East and surrounding regions including Balkans, Ceatra Asia, the Caucasus , Russia. Common vegetables to stuff include tomato, pepper, onion, zucchini, rggplant and garlic . Grape or cabbage leaves wrapped around...

Ararat

Mount Ararat  is a snow-capped, dormant volcanic cone in Tutkey. It has two peaks: Greater Ararat (the highest peak in Turkey, and the entire Aemenian pleteau with an elevation of 5,137 m or 16,854 ft) and Lesser Ararat (with an elevation of 3,896 m or 12,782 ft). The Arara...

2 wonderful classical music concerts with Vladimir Spivakov and Hasmik Papian

Within the framework of Aram Khachaturian International Festival, dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the great composer, on November 10-11 National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under the artistic director and principal conductor Vladimir Spivakov will perform in Armenia....

Rubina Peroomian “The Armenian Genocide in Literature”

Rubina Peroomian is Research Associate at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has offered Armenian Studies courses at UCLA, Glendale Community College, and the University of La Verne. Her publications include Literary Responses to Catastrophe: A Comparison of the...